Israel's parliament passed a law capping the annual salaries of bank executives at $658,000, among the world's toughest such restrictions.
Israel's top court on Sunday struck down a landmark deal regulating exploitation of Mediterranean gas reserves, in a major defeat for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
New Zealand has passed legislation banning 'zero hour' contractsto end the use of deals criticised as exploitative.
China adopted its first counter-terrorism law Sunday: its provisions may tighten media controls and threaten the intellectual property of foreign firms.
Kazakh Senate, the upper house of Kazakhstan’s Parliament, has passed a bill on non-performing loans and assets of second-tier banks.
Article 19, the UK's human rights organization proposed introducing a concept of an anti-LGBT crime to the Kazakhstani Criminal Code.
10 citizens of Macedonia have been fined for violating the terms of stay in Kazakhstan.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton offered proposals Monday to tighten the nation's gun laws, even threating to do so by decree.
A South African parole board is due to meet to determine whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.
Japanese public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped in the days since his ruling coalition rammed through legislation allowing the nation's troops to fight abroad.
Introduction of across-the-board income and property reporting has been postponed till 2020 in Kazakhstan.
Young employees at Mexx store in Almaty secretly filmed a number of women, while they were changing in the store's dressing room.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was working to amend a newly passed public broadcasting law, officials said, after an outcry over a provision prohibiting journalists from expressing opinions.
Kazakhstan is considering pros and cons of introducing chemical castration for convicted pedophiles.
Kosovo's parliament amended the constitution to allow the creation of a special EU-backed court to examine war crimes allegedly committed by ethnic Albanian guerrillas during the 1998-1999 war.
Prime Minister David Cameron is seeking a British exemption from European Union employment laws as part of his push to gain more autonomy from Brussels.
Russian lawmakers passed a bill allowing people to force Internet search engines to remove links to data about them.
Kuwait's parliament, reacting to a suicide bombing last week that killed 26 people, adopted a law requiring mandatory DNA testing on all the country's citizens and foreign residents.
South Korea has introduced a new law designed to curb a MERS outbreak, tightening quarantine restrictions and imposing jail sentences on those who defy anti-infection measures.
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